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Lawsuit – Mentally Ill Inmates Not Receiving Proper Care

Toronto – A proposed class-action lawsuit filed in an Ontario court Friday alleges the federal government fails to provide adequate care to mentally ill prisoners while relying far too heavily on solitary confinement as a way to deal with them….


Abby PD Nab Serial Robber After Standoff

Abbotsford, BC (Global) – Abbotsford police have arrested a man suspected in a string of four robberies over the last week. Twenty-nine-year-old Russell Andrew Amos was taken into custody Thursday after a two-hour standoff with the APD’s Emergency Response Team…


BC Job Makers Include The Book Man, Minimoc Moccasins

Chilliwack/Abbotsford – From mini moccasins to used bookstores, this month’s BC Job Makers features three Fraser Valley businesses building investments, jobs and opportunities to keep our economy strong and growing. We tell the stories of diverse and growing business ventures…


Province Gives UFV $192K For New Trades Equipment

Chilliwack, BC – Government is investing $192,651 in new trades equipment to support University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) students training for occupations critical to the economy, as part of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint. UFV will use the funding…


Chilliwack Man Picked Up On Outstanding Warrant

Chilliwack, BC – One man is in custody after being arrested on an outstanding warrant by police Wednesday evening. On July 15, 2015 at around 7:45 p.m. officers of the RCMP Crime Reduction Unit observed Taylor Cole Thompson, age 30…


Public Input On BC Climate Action Plan

Victoria – British Columbians are invited to review and comment on a newly released discussion paper that considers the ideas, values and priorities they want to see in a new climate action plan. British Columbia is in the process of…


First Nations Dietary Aides Receive Provincial Training

Kamloops, BC  – Up to 24 people will be trained as dietary aides and help ensure people in long-term care facilities receive the nutrition they need to stay healthy, thanks to $132,000 in government funding for the Aboriginal Agricultural Education…


MP Strahl On Universal Child Care Benefit

Chilliwack, BC – On Monday July 20 lump sum Universal Child Care Benefit payments will land in almost 4 million mailboxes or bank accounts across the country helping families and boosting local economies. “We are committed to helping make life…